[CentOS] Poor RAID performance new Xeon server?

Ross Walker rswwalker at gmail.com
Sun Jan 11 18:11:54 UTC 2009

On Jan 11, 2009, at 12:49 PM, Rainer Duffner <rainer at ultra-secure.de>  

> Am 11.01.2009 um 18:36 schrieb Ross Walker:
>> If all your doing is serving a single file to a handful of PCs then a
>> 2 drive mirror will be more then enough.
> Actually, he could put it on a swap-backed tmpfs and serve it directly
> from RAM.

That would end badly if the OS crashed...

For reads the whole file would end up in page cache right away anyways  
and would get re-cached right after a write.

> Seeing that he has 4GB of it...
> If it's really only a single file, he could serve it via NGINX ;-)

NGINX? I'll have to google that one...


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